The most important variety of the passion fruit in the European market is the "purple granadilla" (sold under the name passion fruit), cultivated in tropical heights and in the subtropics in Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Colombia. The fruit is round to roundish and has a diameter of 3.5 - 5 cm.
During the ripening process, the fruit changes from greenish brown to purple violet. The orange yellow pulp has the most elegant and balanced aroma and it is eaten preferably fresh. Passion fruit is year-round available. Fresh passion fruit contains a lot of Vitamin A and C, potassium and iron.